Saving lives through safer surgery

Lifebox is a global nonprofit making surgery and anesthesia safer worldwide. Through tools, training, and partnerships we make surgery safer for every patient, every time.

Our work

Our Approach

 

Our programs work across three core pillars of Safer Surgery – improving anesthesia safety, reducing surgical infection, and strengthening teamwork.

  • Tools

    Equipping surgical teams with essential tools for safer patient care.

  • Training

    Building skills in healthcare providers through training.

  • Partnerships

    Working in partnership with a global network of clinicians.

Celebrating 10 + 1 Years Saving Lives Through Safer Surgery

 

As we mark more than a decade of making surgery and anesthesia safer worldwide, we wanted to share the milestones that we have achieved, together, so far. Thank you to every one of you who has been part of the Lifebox story. Join us to make surgery and anesthesia safer at 400 hospitals in 20 countries in the next three years.

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Latest Updates

 

Welcoming Andreu Maldonado to the Lifebox Board

Lifebox is delighted to announce the appointment of Andreu Maldonado to its Global Governance Council. Andreu has extensive experience in nonprofit finance, management, and operations and currently serves as Deputy to the Secretary General of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – one of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations.

All of us deserve safe practices

Anesthesia provider, William Baraka, on patient safety and pulse oximetry in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the impact of a Lifebox pulse oximeter

Our Impact

 

Making surgery safer for every patient, every time.

  • 60M

    Surgeries made safer

    • 11,000

      Healthcare providers trained in safer surgery and anesthesia

    • 33,400

      Pulse oximeters distributed to frontline providers across 116 countries worldwide

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